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Author(s):
Krinner, Michael; Elezi, Fatos; Tommelein, Iris; Lindemann, U. 
Title:
Managing Complexity in Lean Construction Design – Using the MDM Methodology to create organizational Modularity 
Pages contribution:
377 - 390 
Abstract:
This research reports on the application in the Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) industry of the Multiple-Domain Matrix (MDM) methodology, originally established for product development processes. AEC project delivery features significant organizational complexity. Our use of the MDM methodology aims at characterizing and managing such complexity while following the Lean Construction philosophy. Lean Construction refers to using lean thinking principles that stem from the Toyota Produ...    »
 
Keywords:
AEC industry; project delivery; complexity; modularity; lean construction; design; Multiple-Domain Matrix; Design Structure Matrix; project organization 
Book / Congress title:
13th International DSM Conference 
Congress (additional information):
14.-15.09.2011 
Edition:
Nummer 
Congress city:
Cambridge, MA, USA 
Publisher:
Hanser 
Year:
2011 
Semester:
SS 11